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The Admiral Emotion QUINTA ESSENTIA is a 55m hybrid yacht with an aluminium hull and superstructure.
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    PRICE $15,400,000
    BUILDER HAKVOORT
    YEAR 2002
    LENGTH 146' 3" (44.58m)
    BEAM 28' 9" (8.76m)
    EXTERIOR DESIGNER Hakvoort
    GUESTS 12
    CABINS 6
    CRUISING SPEED 12 Knots
    MAX SPEED 14 Knots
    FLAG Cayman
    DRAFT 2.79m
    ENGINES Caterpillar 3508B-DITA 950hp
    Caterpillar 3508B-DITA 950hp
    HULL MATERIAL Steel
    CREW 12

    Steel hull and aluminum superstructure with teak decks

    General

    Length Overall (L.O.A.):                            146' 3" / 44.60m

    Length at Waterline (L.W.L.):                   129' 9" / 39.60m

    Beam:                                                        28' 9" / 8.80m

    Draft:                                                         9' 2" / 2.79m

    Tonnage:                                                   491 GRT

    Displacement:                                           420 Short Tons

     

    Capacities

    Fuel Capacity:                                           15,057 US Gallons / 56,997 liters

    Water Capacity:                                        3,222 US Gallons / 12,197 liters

    Watermakers:                                           7,600 US Gallons / 28,769 liters

    Lube Oil:                                                    333 US Gallons / 1,261 liters

    Waste Oil:                                                 407 US Gallons / 1,541 liters

     

    Speed        

    Maximum: 14.0 knots @ 1,650 RPM                                                                   

    Cruising:    12.0 knots @ 1,375 RPM

    Main Engines

    Engine Type:• 2 x Caterpillar Inboard Diesel 3508B-DITA, 950 Hp (Rebuilt 2022)
    Hours as of Jan 2024:

    Port Main Total = 19,577

    (Since total rebuild - 3,178)

    Stbd Main Total = 19,570

    (Since total rebuild - 3,161)

    Gearboxes for Main Engines:• Rentijes WAF542l 3.955 to 1 ratio
    Shafting:• Stainless Steel 130MM
    Propellers:• 5-Blade Bronze

    Generators & Electricity

    Output:• 400 output amps
    Generators:

    • 2 x Northern Lights 115 kW generators

    Hours as of Jan 2024:

    Port Gen = 20,082

    Stbd Gen = 17,766

    Shore Power:• 2 x 100 amp @ 480 volts
    Batteries:• 6 separate battery banks

    Air Conditioning

    Type:• Heinen & Hopman Chilled water system, 35 tons at 50 Hz 

    Other Machinery

    Watermakers:• 2 x Hydro-Electric Marine, 10,000 litre/day each
    Stabilizers:• Quantum QC1500-ZS (Zero Speed)
    Bow Thruster:• Wesmar electric
    Fuel Separator & Filtration:• Alpha Laval
    Sewage System:• Hamann Chorine Dosing
    Fresh Water Filter:• 1 Harmesco carbon filter; 1 U.V. filter UV 41z-BE
    Fresh Water Maker:• 2 x Hydro Electric water makers (7,600 gallons per day)

     

    Communication Systems

    Telephone System:• PANASONIC PBX VEXT Super hybrid with 32 extensions
    SSB:• Furuno
    VHF:• 2 x Furuno
    VSAT:• Intellian V100NX
    GMDSS Voice:• Iridium LT 3100S GMDSS

    Navigation Systems

    Radar:• 2 x Furuno X Band
    Gyrocompass:• Anschutz
    Ship’s Compass:• C Plath
    Magnetic Compass:• 6’’ Venus
    Auto Pilot:• Anschutz Norto - pilot
    Depth Sounder:• B&G 20/20 MFD
    GPS:• 2 x Simrad & 1 x Furuno
    Ship’s Computer:• 4
    Chart Plotter:• Transas Naisailor 4000
    Navtex:• JRC NCR-300A

    Entertainment System:

    AV / IT

    KVH Tracvision HD11

    Peplin 310 balance router for WAN selection and routing

    Ruckus wireless network with zone direct

    Aegean wifi

    Kerio Control

    Savant entertainment interface

    Distributed Audio and Video

    2 x Kaleidescape 3U (low profile) media servers onboard located in the Crew Mess and Wheelhouse.

     

    The following areas have a Kaleidescape player, Denon receiver, iPod docking station and Savant control user interface:

    Captain's Cabin

    Master Stateroom

    Salon

    Sky Lounge

     

    The following areas have electric shades with integrated Savant controls:

    Salon

    Main Deck

    Owner's Suite

    Guest Staterooms

     

    Main Galley Equipment

    Cooking Equipment:                                 

    • Stove hood extractor – Custom stainless with fire extinguisher system

    • 1 x MKN SpaceCombi Classic with Waveclean (New 2020)

    • 1 x Miele H 2890 B Oven 90cm Black (New 2020)

    • 2 x Miele KM 7465 FL Induction Cooktop Black

    (New 2020)

    Refrigeration/Freezer:                              

    • 2 x commercial stainless steel 

    Dishwasher:                                              

    • 1 x Miele

    Additional Galley Equipment

    Cooking Equipment:                                 

    • 2 x Menu Master commercial microwave

    Refrigeration/Freezer:                              

    • 1 x Wine rack refrigerator

    • 1 x Antarctic Star 100 can mini fridge on aft deck

    • Hoshizaki Ice Maker in skylounge

    • Frigo Nautica Small stainless steel refrigerator on upper deck

    Other:                                                       

    • Lodige Dumbwaiter

    • Insinkerator Garbage Disposal

    Laundry Equipment

    Main Laundry Equipment:      

    • 3 x Miele professional washers (New 2021)

    • 3 x Miele professional dryers (New 2021)

     

    Tenders:

    • 18’ RIB tender

    Other:

    • Waterslide

    • Rock climbing wall

    • Swimming pool with jellyfish net

    • Floating party cabana

    • King aqua lounger

    • Beach picnic setup

    • Snorkeling gear

    • Fishing gear

    • Gym equipment

    Anchor Windlass System:• 2 x Steen vertical electric
    Aft Warping Capstans:• 2 x Steen vertical electric
    Anchors:• 2 x galvanized anchors 'Navy Stockless'; 1x emergency Danforth anchor
    Anchor Chain:• 2 x galvanized 
    Boat Crane:• 2 x Cramm 4000 lb. capacity hydraulic boat crane
    Passerelle:• Cramm hydraulic passarelle
    Swimming Platform:• Steel integrated into hull design with teak covering

    Security Equipment

    CCTV System:• Panasonic Analog
    Cameras:• 5 - port, stbd, mast, aft deck, engine room

     

    Fire Fighting Equipment

    Fire Control System:• 4 x Automatic fire doors
    Fire Extinguishers:• Sea water with (9) fire hydrants around vessel
    Built in CO2:• Engine room and galley

     

    Safety Equipment

    Life Rafts:• 4 x 12-Man RFD Canister
    Life Rings:• 5 x life buoys (2 w/lights)
    EPIRBS:• 2 x 406MHz EPIRBS with locator numbers – 1 x hydrostatic release
    Medical Equipment:• 1 x external defibrillator, 6 x first aid kits, 1 x stretcher, 3 x oxygen sets, 1 x neck brace

     

    Accommodations are provided for 12 owners/guests in six staterooms, including an on‐deck owner’s suite with private Lounge. Crew quarters for 11 are arranged in five cabins, including an upper deck Captain’s Cabin.

     

    INTERIOR WALKTHROUGH

    Starting at the bow forward are the crew accommodations. Forward port and starboard are four nearly identical crew bunkrooms each with upper and lower berths. Each has a private head with toilet, vanity sink, and stall type shower. Aft of the crew accommodations is the crew lounge/galley area. All four cabins are outfitted with hanging lockers and built ‐ in drawer storage.

    Adjacent to the crew lounge area is access to the laundry center as well as an additional set of stairs leading to the walk‐in refrigerator and walk‐in freezer. There are built‐in storage cabinets throughout this area.

    Aft of the crew lounge is a stairwell leading up to the main deck. 

    The stairwell leading up to the crew main deck entrance is situated on the portside. Forward and outboard is stairwell access to the captain's cabin. Inboard of the foyer is a door to the main galley as well as a service passageway into the main salon area.

    The captain's cabin is fitted with a double berth and a large hull side fixed window. There is a built‐in desk workstation, lounge area and a hanging locker. Inboard is a large private head with toilet, vanity sink, and shower. This cabin is well appointed and suitable for a couple.

    The galley is finished with Stainless Steel countertops and work surfaces. There is a door out to the port side deck. Aft is a service door to the main salon. There are built‐in dry storage cabinets as well as access to the dumb waiter.

    Starting all the way forward on the main deck level is the master suite. The master suite is accessed by a set of glass French doors from the starboard main entrance foyer. Inside the French doors is the master lounge. The lounge is furnished with a settee, built‐in storage cabinets, as well as ample book cases. To starboard there are large fixed hull side windows with electric blinds.

    Passing through the lounge leads to the master stateroom suite. The suite is furnished with a king size berth facing aft from the forward bulkhead. To port and starboard are large walk‐in garment lockers, large hull side fixed windows with electric blinds and built in chest of drawers. On the aft bulkhead opposite the berth is an entertainment cabinet featuring a concealed flat screen television.

    The master stateroom suite features a large head with double vanity sink, glass enclosed marble shower spa tub, separate toilet room and large hull side windows and electric blinds.

    Moving aft of the master suite to the polished stone finished main entrance foyer is a day head with toilet and vanity sink.

    The main entrance foyer is accessed by doors out to the starboard side main deck. Inboard from the main entrance foyer are stairways leading up to the sky lounge. Aft is an open passageway into the dining area and main salon.

    The main salon and dining area have large fixed windows with electric blinds. There are built‐in polished stone top buffets. Forward is a dining area with formal dining table and seating for 12. Forward to port is a mirrored concealed door leading to the galley service entrance.

    The dining area is separated from the common salon by an arched opening with teak pillars on each side.

    The salon area is furnished with a sectional‐style sofa, loose armchair, and an oversized upholstered ottoman that doubles as a coffee table. Starboard to the sofa is an occasional table with three leather armchairs. Aft of the occasional table is the Salon AV cabinet, which houses the flat screen television and other AV related components.

    The lower guest area is accessed via a curved stairway down from the starboard side salon area. In the port and starboard fore and aft corners of the foyer are entries into five guest staterooms and an additional crew laundry/prep room.

    Three of the five guest staterooms feature a queen size berth, the fourth guest stateroom features a twin bed arrangement, and the fifth stateroom features a bunk arrangement with an upper Pullman berth. The four primary staterooms include twin nightstands with reading lamps. 

    Underneath each berth are storage drawers. The three queen guest staterooms have a desk with a loose chair. All the staterooms feature large hanging lockers as well as ensuite heads. The four primary staterooms have large marble top vanities with dual sinks, separate enclosed toilet rooms, marble finished showers with bench seats and frameless glass shower doors. The bunk room stateroom has a single basin sink with a stall style shower and frameless glass shower door.

    The Skylounge is accessed via a curved stairwell located in the main foyer. The lounge features a sectional style sofa to starboard, entertainment center on the forward bulkhead, full bar to port as well as an occasional table with four upholstered armchairs just forward of the bar arrangement. A set of French doors leads to the wheel house as well as the captain's cabin.

    EXTERIOR SECTIONS

    SUN DECK:

    Forward is a large whirlpool spa surrounded by sun pads. To port is a staircase to the bridge. Amidships is a large, teak dining table with seating for twelve. Outboard of the table is storage and wet bar. Aft on the sundeck are twin, built‐in seating areas outboard on each side and additional chaise lounges for sunning. There are electric and manual awnings for shade, dumb waiter access and side serving bars. 

    UPPER DECK:

    Aft are twin, U‐shaped dining/cocktail areas under the deck overhand with teak tables. Further aft is the tender storage. Forward is the Portuguese walk‐around bridge (all decking is finished in Teak).

    MAIN DECK:

    The aft main deck features a large seating area that may be used as a dining or lounging area. The passerelle is to starboard and the swim platform access is from the port side. Forward on the main deck is a spacious seating area.

    M/Y BIG EASY REFIT HISTORY

     

    2023

    Two new Starlink maritime antennas installed

    Two additional shackles of anchor chain installed on port anchor and on starboard anchor – an additional 180 feet of chain per anchor

    Upgrade of AV and new TV’s installed throughout the boat

    Complete rebuild of both cranes

    New mounts on both main engines

    2000-hour service on main engines

    2000-hour service on both generators

    Port and Starboard anchor windlass service

    Service of shore power unit

    Service of Sea Bobs, Jet Ski’s, Rescue Tender, 40-foot Intrepid tender

    Aft guest foyer closet rebuilt with new shelving

     

    2021/2022

    20 Year class survey completed December 2021

    Complete OVERHAUL of engines – 12 months of Warranty through 5/23

    New appliances 

    Av/IT savant system iPad controlled Bose speakers/ Kaleidescape

    Overhauled Thrust Bearing

    New Galley

    Brand New Stern Tubes

    Running Gear pulled, balanced, prop speed applied – December 

    New Miele Washers and Dryers

    Stabilizer pulled, balanced and hydraulics overhauled

    Hull - Replaced steel plating and supports in anchor locker, bow section. 

    Anchor locker sandblasted and repainted

    New – Refrigerator units Galley, Walk in freezer and fridge

    Replaced Blackwater plumbing

    Guest area LED overhead light refit

    Replaced througholes/Valves

    New Transformer – Shore Power Unit 

    New Heat Exchangers

    Overhauled Steering System

    Ceramic coating April 2022 with 18-month warranty

    Teak Decks Refinished

    Cranes re-cabled and hydraulics serviced

    Passerelle serviced and computer board replaced

    New paint on transom

    Grey, Black water tanks polished

    Fuel tanks coated

    Newly refinished sundeck tables with new covers

    New jacuzzi coping

    New Sat Antenna

    New Guest Mattresses

    New Crew Mattresses

    Watermakers newly serviced

    New Water Heaters

    New water intake manifold

    Re-varnished cap rails

     

    2018

    Lloyds 5-Year Survey

    New A/SEA Converters

     

    2015

    New carpet throughout

    New headboards in all cabins

    All new soft goods in all cabins

    New wall treatments throughout

    New sofas in main salon and skylounge

    New table in main salon and skylounge

    New dining chairs in dining salon

    All new LED interior lighting from Savage

     

    2014

    Top end overhaul main engines

    Overhaul generators

    Full new CARRIER a/c plant

    New air handlers built of 316 stainless steel

    New components, walk in fridge, freezer and galley fridge

    New dishwasher

    Upgraded the main switch board from Analog to digital with touch display interface

    DEIF Screen control

    Refinish master stateroom and bathroom

    New HD satellite dish

    Upgrade Crestron A/V remotes

     

     

    2012/2013

    Lloyd's 10-year survey

    Fully rebuilt cranes and Passerelle

    Full paint job all hardware removed

    New hot tub

    Refinish main saloon and wheelhouse and wheelhouse floor

    New Icemakers

     

    2010/2011

    New wheelhouse console and all navigational equipment

    Refinished all guest cabins and galley

    Replaced all pumps engine room

     

    2008/2009

    New generators upgraded to 115kw from 99kw

    New Shore power unit A-sea 150kva

    Full paint job; all hardware removed

    Deck re-seamed

    New Hamann sewage treatment plant

     

    2007/2008

    Lloyd’s five-year special survey

    Major service main engines 7000 hours

    Main Engines

    • Replaced leaking crankcase relief door.
    • Replaced leaking fuel coolers.
    • 1000-hour service on main engines. Added extender to coolant system.

    Gearbox

    • Replaced broken temp and pressure sensors on port and starboard gearbox.
    • Stage 4 maintenance, change oil and replaced filter elements.

    Steering Gear

    • We replaced the rod, filter elements, the oil in the system, changed all seals and wear parts.
    • Service of steering pumps includes replacing faulty steering sensor and fixed leak on valve.

    Running Gear

    • Replaced the flexible coupling between the engine and the gearbox (20 years old).
    • Replaced the flexible coupling between the gearbox and the shaft (20 years old).
    • Vibration analysis on the sea trial confirmed that the propulsion system is rock solid. The vibration analysis guys were very impressed with the boat’s performance.
    • Removed propellor and inspected it, found slight damage on the starboard propellor which was repaired.

    Generators

    • 2000-hour service.
    • Tested engine shutdowns.
    • Replaced leaking fuel hose on starboard engine.

    HVAC

    Chiller:

    • Remade pipework and bracketry and replaced vibration mounts on both compressors to reduce noise from the compressor.
    • Serviced the small compressor.
    • Replaced the gas and oil in both units.
    • Reprogrammed the frequency drives so the compressors now have full range of speeds improving the chillers’ ability to control the temperatures in the boat.

    Ductwork cleaning

    • We cleaned the ductwork in the crew area and the guest area.

     

     

    AHU1 (guest) and AHU2 (crew) fan upgrade

    • AHU1 (Guest) and AHU2 (Crew) were delivering 74% and 64% of the designed air volume. We upgraded the fans and motor and are now at 120% and 115% of the designed air at the outlets we could measure.

     

    AHU1, AHU2 and AHU3 coil cleaning

    Bridge FCUs

    • Replaced the broken bridge FCUs with new larger capacity units. Changed the system from recirculating air to fresh air make up units.
    • Replaced the flexible ductwork.

    Engine Room

    • We overhauled the following engine pumps:
      • Grey water fwd
      • Grey water aft
      • Black water
      • Fuel transfer pump
      • Day tank transfer pump
      • Dirty oil pump
      • Clean oil pump
    • The fuel transfer pump was replaced.
    • Engine room tank top cleaned.
    • The seawater system circulated with mild acid wash.
    • Numerous engine room seawater valves needed to be overhauled/ replaced.

    Shore Power

    This shore power unit was serviced.

    Water Makers

    • Full service of water makers including low-pressure and high-pressure pumps, 4 new membranes, replacement of various broken ancillary items such as selector valve, collapsed sand filter, etc.
    • Super chlorination of freshwater system.

    Stablisers and Hydraulic Power pack

    • 8000-hour service of the stabilizer fins, fins removed all tolerances checked all bearings checked hoses replaced, etc.
    • Replacement of stabilizer electrical control module.
    • Overhaul of both hydraulic pumps.

    Jacuzzi Upgrade

    • All new pumps, blowers, jets, drain valve etc.
    • Replaced control panel and electrical panel.

     

    Deck

    • Bottom anti foul paint renewed.
    • All anodes replaced.
    • Props painted with prop-speed.
    • Sundeck chairs stripped and revarnished.
    • Winch modification to allow brake to fully open.
    • Swim ladder modification so guests can properly climb out the water.
    • Fabricated new scatter cushion covers.

    Crane

    • Replaced kinked cable and load tested.
    • Rewired electrical controllers to get the light working (a Lloyds requirement).

    Interior

    • New crew carpets, drinking water tap and filters (no more crew bottled water), dishwasher.
    • Recorked all showers.
    • Replaced all door stops.
    • Replaced door handles throughout.
    • Serviced all interior washing machines.

    Electrical

    • Socket installation for crew mess dishwasher and chilled water.
    • New socket installed on aft deck for karaoke, smoke machine for aft deck parties, etc.
    • New UV water system installed.
    • New guest area lights.

    Safety

    • Annual service of safety equipment.
      • Replaced firemen torches.
      • Replaced BA sets.
      • EPIRB and life raft service.
      • Fire extinguishers, life jackets, etc.
    • Serviced Dive compressor.

    Galley

    • Serviced galley equipment.
    • Installed dedicated softener on galley steam oven.
    • Cleaned galley extract ductwork.

     

     

    Air

    • Air dryer for compressed air system repaired.
    • Fixed auto drain on ships horn air bottle.

    Fuel

    • Oily water separator seawater pump repaired.
    • 2-year service on the fuel purifier, replaced hoses and fittings.

    Tender and Toys

    • Yearly service of both tenders, engine maintenance, fixed electrical issues on Lil Easy. Anti-foul on Lil Easy. Repaired damage to upholstery, repaired bow thrustor.
    • Serviced rescue tender and replaced the engine lift.
    • Repaired leaking seam on steps.
    • Repaired leak on starboard pontoon.
    • Jet ski and SeaBob service.

    Bridge

    • Gyro service, radar service, radio service.
    • New magnetic compass and the new compass swung by a compass tech and created a new deviation card.